'Why now?' Dismay arises as US considers troop pullout from Somalia, here's what at stake

Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred US military troops from the Horn of Africa nation at what some experts call the worst possible time.

published on : 26th November 2020

First batch of 8-10 Indians out of 33 stuck in Somalia to return home soon: MEA

Last week, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had said India is working on relief and return of 33 Indians stuck in Somalia.

published on : 30th October 2020

Suicide bomber kills 2, wounds 6 outside mosque in Somalia

The bomber detonated his explosives belt near the gate of the mosque as worshippers were leaving after prayers.

published on : 11th September 2020

Al-Shabab terrorists storm Somali hotel, five attackers among 11 dead

Witnesses said the attack began with a heavy explosion and people ran from the area as gunfire could be heard from the hotel, which is frequented by government officials. 

published on : 17th August 2020

Explosions rock two Somalia cities as four killed in Baidoa

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group has targeted the city in the past.

published on : 4th July 2020

Who hasn't heard of COVID-19 by now? More than you think

In the week ending June 20, just over half — 51% — of the 3,471 people tracked said they had never heard of COVID-19.

published on : 25th June 2020

Suicide bomber kills two at Turkish military base in Somalia

Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group, which has links to al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack, which was a first at a Turkish base in Mogadishu.

published on : 23rd June 2020